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EVERY CAN COUNTS PRESENTS THE FIRST ‘GREEN CAN AWARDS’

Eight organisations have been recognised for going the extra mile when it comes to drink can recycling, with the presentation of the first  ‘Green Can Awards’ by leading drinks can recycling programme Every Can Counts. The ‘Green Can Award’ winners were shortlisted by...

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European aluminium beverage can recycling at record level of 68%

European aluminium beverage can recycling at record level of 68%

The overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the EU27 + EFTA countries increased to a new record level of 68% in 2011. If the collection of cans in the remaining European countries and Turkey is included this means that more than 25 billion cans are recycled in Europe annually. This represents a total amount of 365,000 tonnes of recycled aluminium, avoiding 3 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Two out of Three Aluminium Beverage Cans Recycled in Europe!

Two out of Three Aluminium Beverage Cans Recycled in Europe!

The overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the EU 27* increased by 2.4% to 66.7% in 2010. After the difficult economic situation in the previous years the consumption of aluminium beverage cans increased by a further 2 billion units to a total of 36...

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